Tag: wine

Quality Of Life

Neville rubbed his eyes wearily. It had been a long day of meetings. Meetings about progress, meetings about strategy, meetings about personnel, meetings about finance, meetings about data and at one point, Neville was fairly certain, there had been a meeting about meetings. The majority of these gatherings had followed a similar format. They began…

Coping With Stress

It’s best not to ponder All of your fears That way lies madness It’ll all end in tears Beating stress is quite simple A doddle in fact Just forget all your woes And you’ll have it cracked There’s no need to focus On tasks uncompleted If you attempt to achieve them You’ll end up defeated…

The Magic Of Twixmas

Though Christmas is over Remain in good cheer For there’s plenty of food To see us through to New Year There are chocolates aplenty A variety of cake There are mince pies and stollen (That I didn’t bake) So much leftover turkey Of that there’s no doubt (But alas linger on Some uneaten sprouts) There…

Have A Vin-Tastic Day

Today is Beaujolais Nouveau Day. It’s a day when the wine makers of the Beaujolais region in France would like you to sample their latest ‘vin de primeur’ or ‘vin de l’année’. A ‘vin de primeur’ is a wine that is meant to be drunk the year it was produced. It’s not going to improve…

There’s Always A Bright Side

It’s already five past eight I’m running rather late I overslept this morning Ignored alarm clock’s warning Had no time to eat my toast Now coffee is the most I’ll consume before my break So I’ll be hungry but awake And the traffic will be slow But I’ll just go with the flow There’s no…

Going Cold Turkey On The Cold Turkey

The trouble with ‘Twixmas’, the period between Christmas and New Year, is it’s pretty hard to judge exactly how to play things ‘health wise’. In many households there are still quite a lot of leftovers that ‘need’ to be eaten. Cold turkey would be a case in point. Turkey sandwiches for days after Christmas is…

Know Your Limits

Did I really just drink all that wine? Aside from nausea, I’m still feeling fine Now the Bordeaux has gone Bring the next bottle on If I’m conscious then I won’t decline

Having My Cake And Eating It

Why do I avoid The things that are good for me In favour of the things that are bad? I know I’m happier When I’m healthier And usually I’m wealthier Because the bad stuff is more expensive Than the good